HOLY WEEK 2014: Reflection for Easter Sunday

by Joan Chittister, osb Acts 10:34a, 37-43 | Colossians 3:1-4 | John 20:1-9 Interesting. The day starts and ends at the tomb. No flash of light. No announcement. Simply the awareness that what has been is gone. Mary Magdalene, in the dark, notes that the stone has been moved. John, at the door, notes that … Continue reading HOLY WEEK 2014: Reflection for Easter Sunday

HOLY WEEK 2014: Reflection for Holy Saturday

by Jean Stokan and Scott Wright Click here for the readings at the Easter Vigil We could imagine that, for the disciples, the day after Jesus' crucifixion must have been one of excruciating grief, overwhelming fear, and utter confusion about what lay ahead. For us, however, Holy Saturday is a time of quiet anticipation, for … Continue reading HOLY WEEK 2014: Reflection for Holy Saturday